… And Still I Rise
New York Times Columnist Charles M. Blow:
Maya & Me & Maya
What Maya Angelou Meant to Me
Dr. Agathe Baptiste of the Central Plateau, Haiti
Dr. Agathe Jean-Baptiste, grew up in the Central Plateau of Haiti where she returned to practice medicine after completing her medical training in Cuba. She is the daughter of Agronomist Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, reciepient of the Goldman Environmental Prize and founder of the Peasant Movement of Haiti (M.P.P); the oldest and largest pesant cooperative in Haiti, with 60,000 plus members.
Yesterday, as I was going through photographs I rediscovered a roll or black and white film. Why I did not see them before? Has this happened to you? I realize that the requirements of deadline and demands of color images can impact the way we see things.. so this is my answer. I was delighted to find this roll of film and it took me back to this time and place in the Dominican Republic, just…